Leprosy News and Research

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New ReFRAME drug repurposing collection offers hope for treating major diseases

New ReFRAME drug repurposing collection offers hope for treating major diseases

Effective vaccines for world's most prevalent infectious diseases are missing from pipeline

Effective vaccines for world's most prevalent infectious diseases are missing from pipeline

Scientists uncover genes responsible for drug resistance in Leprosy bacterium

Scientists uncover genes responsible for drug resistance in Leprosy bacterium

Genome analysis reveals leprosy's origin and drug resistance

Genome analysis reveals leprosy's origin and drug resistance

WHO marching toward extraordinary progress against neglected tropical diseases, report reveals

WHO marching toward extraordinary progress against neglected tropical diseases, report reveals

Archaeologist discovers 800-year-old genomes from bacterial infection in Byzantine skeleton

Archaeologist discovers 800-year-old genomes from bacterial infection in Byzantine skeleton

NTM lung infections

NTM lung infections

Virginia Tech scientists solve structure of enzyme that deactivates important antibiotic

Virginia Tech scientists solve structure of enzyme that deactivates important antibiotic

MIP vaccine could reduce new leprosy cases in India by 60%

MIP vaccine could reduce new leprosy cases in India by 60%

EPFL scientists discover new path to combat pathogenic bacteria

EPFL scientists discover new path to combat pathogenic bacteria

Better education for patients, doctors on disease symptoms may help reduce leprosy in Brazil

Better education for patients, doctors on disease symptoms may help reduce leprosy in Brazil

Drugs approved for various conditions also have antibiotic properties

Drugs approved for various conditions also have antibiotic properties

Nerve damage caused by leprosy linked to changes in the brain of patients

Nerve damage caused by leprosy linked to changes in the brain of patients

WHO urges affected countries to increase investment in tackling neglected tropical diseases

WHO urges affected countries to increase investment in tackling neglected tropical diseases

LSTM experts use integrated model to assess effects of new diagnostic algorithms for TB

LSTM experts use integrated model to assess effects of new diagnostic algorithms for TB

Prenatal care for pregnant women increases from 61 to 91.3%, highlights Equatorial Guinea

Prenatal care for pregnant women increases from 61 to 91.3%, highlights Equatorial Guinea

Research finds stronger weapon against leprosy and tuberculosis

Research finds stronger weapon against leprosy and tuberculosis

Researchers discover analgesic mechanism that prevents pain in Buruli ulcer patients

Researchers discover analgesic mechanism that prevents pain in Buruli ulcer patients

Patients and families benefit from shorter TB treatment regimens

Patients and families benefit from shorter TB treatment regimens

World Health Assembly approves resolution on viral hepatitis and noncommunicable diseases

World Health Assembly approves resolution on viral hepatitis and noncommunicable diseases